Ubisoft has announced the broadcast talent line-up for the Rainbow Six Siege Invitational – and there’s a host of UK talent on board.
UK casters and hosts on board for this year’s Invitational include Dezachu, AceOfPyrite, Fluke, Xrtroika, Demo and UK/US talent Kixstar. That represents 40% of the total talent line-up.
The full line-up also includes other top hosts from around the world, including Jess, Interro, Zenox and more. You can see all 15 talent in the tweets below:
The Rainbow Six Invitational 2021 will take place from May 11th through to May 23rd in Paris, France, with all four Rainbow Six esports regions participating: Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
Group stage matches will take place from May 11th to 16th, while the playoffs will get underway from May 19th to 23rd, broadcast from the Palais Brongniart, a historical venue at the heart of Paris.
The competition will gather 19 of the best teams from all Rainbow Six esports regions in a LAN environment. The teams are as follows:
- Cyclops athlete gaming
- Giants Gaming
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- DarkZero Esports
- G2 Esports
- Team Empire
- BDS Esports
- FURIA Esports
- Team Liquid
- Team oNe eSports
- FaZe Clan
Cloud9’s Rainbow Six roster features two UK players – CTZN and Kayak.
Following approval from the French Government and local authorities, Brazilian teams will be authorised to join the competition in France, following additional safety measures. The event will be held without any live audience and all participants will follow strict sanitary measures.
Rainbow Six is one esports title that has a range of UK talent at the top level, from players to casters.
Back in March, Navi won Season 2 of the Rainbow Six Siege UK Ireland Nationals.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.